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Tag Archives: Wrongful Death

Baby died after difficult delivery, with Pitocin administered – $1 million settlement (access required)

On March 12, 2012, plaintiff – who was approximately 37 weeks pregnant – was traveling through Virginia with her husband on their way back to North Carolina. She reported having back pains and went to the emergency room. Once there, she ...

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Med-mal case settles during trial – $1.9 Million Settlement (access required)

Wrongful death case involving claims of medical negligence against an anesthesiologist settles during trial for $1.9 million. [19-T-114] Type of action: Wrongful Death Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: Patrick Malone and Al Clarke, Washington, D.C.

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Tug boat loaded with oyster shells ran over pleasure boat – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was the owner/operator of a pleasure boat that was fishing outside of the channel in the James River east of the James River Bridge. Defendant, a tug boat company pushing a barge loaded with oyster shells, exited the channel ...

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Man killed in wreck with speeder chased by cops – (access required)

Defendant, Tyquanne McCargo, was stopped by a Virginia State Trooper on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County for speeding, 93/70. When the Trooper advised him of an outstanding warrant, McCargo sped away from the stop. Two Troopers gave chase. McCargo traveled ...

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Man badly hurt in crane accident died after 14 surgeries – $5,475,000 Settlement (access required)

This wrongful death action arises out of an industrial incident that occurred on Aug. 17, 2017. At the time of the incident, the decedent was working as an independent owner/operator of a logging truck and was delivering a load of ...

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Adult siblings killed when van jumped median – $2.1 Million Settlement (access required)

On March 21, 2017, Robert Scott Taylor was driving a commercial van owned by his employer, Kingsport Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., on Route 23 in Scott County. He was traveling from Big Stone Gap to his home in Duffield. ...

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Woman, 87, killed after truck failed to yield – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

An 87-year-old woman was killed after entering an intersection on a green light when a truck turned left and failed to yield, causing a collision. The truck driver was charged and he prepaid. Hospital records noted the family’s concerns over ...

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